About - Watford Palace Theatre

Watford Palace Theatre is an Edwardian Grade II listed building which opened in 1908 on Clarendon Road, Watford. The 600-seat theatre, has its own rehearsal room, wardrobe, cafe and bar.


The theatre was originally built for the Watford Hippodrome Co., Ltd.


The theatre received an £8.8million Lottery funded refurbishment, which included two bars, a daytime café, air cooling and new seating in September 2004.


Watford Palace Theatre commissions and produces plays from a range of new and established writers.


Brigid Larmour is the Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre.


Upcoming Film and Theatre plays

  • Thu 8 June 2017 @ 2pm La Traviata

    Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story.


  • Wed 31 May @ 2pm Kong: Skull Island Film

  • George Bernard Shaw's First Successful Play performed at Watford Palace Theatre

    A Q + A session was held after the show. Attend by members of the 'Shaw’s Corner'

    Box Office: 01923 225671

    IMAGINE - Street Art Performances

    Members of the Public saw many shows performed in Watford Town High Street over the summer weeks.

    Watford Palace Theatre
    20 Clarendon Road
    WD17 1JZ

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